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How Simone de Beauvoir died in Australia : stories and essays

Author: Sylvia Lawson
Publisher: Sydney, NSW : University of New South Wales Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With a keen critical eye and sharp insight Sylvia Lawson moves the essays and stories in this collection through settings in and out of Australia - across Paris, West Papua, Britain, Indonesia - listening to the distinctive local voices from our cultural margins and reclaiming concerns the metropolitan centres ignore."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Lawson
ISBN: 0868405779 9780868405773
OCLC Number: 49805460
Awards: Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Gleebooks Award for Cultural & Literary Criticism 2003
Description: ix, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Q and A --
Budgerigars, and positions of ignorance --
How Raymond Williams died in Australia --
Putting the books away with Jack --
Sidelined : but not entirely lost in translation : some lessons from Indonesia on writing and the press --
Against oblivion, and about not being there --
How Simone de Beauvoir died in Australia.
Responsibility: by Sylvia Lawson.
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